Young Investigator Award

The CAG Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding contributions to gastroenterology through basic and/or clinical research by a young investigator. Candidates must:

  • be under 45 years of age and be within seven (7) years of their 1st academic appointment
  • hold an appointment at a Canadian university, hospital or research institute
  • be a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant resident in Canada
  • be a member of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

 

2017 Award Recipient

Dr. Eric Benchimol, University of Ottawa

Ottawa, ON

 

Application Process

Step One: Nomination - Deadline is August 31 11:59 PM ET

Nominators are required to submit an online nomination form. Nominators must be CAG members.

Submission Requirements

PLEASE NOTE that you must submit the online application form INCLUDING uploading of all required documents (in .pdf format), in one single step; you are not able to save your application and return to it at a future date, rather it must be completed all at one time.

During your completion of the nomination form you will be asked to upload required documentation; you must have these .pdf documents prepared, finalized, and ready to upload when you begin the online form.
1. Letter of Support (must identify the age of the nominee and the year of their first faculty appointment)
2. CV of the Nominee

Upon successful submission you will be directed to a webpage that confirms the successful submission and within a short period of time you will receive an email from the CAG National Office confirming receipt of your submission. If this does not occur, please contact the CAG National Office immediately.

 

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Nomination System is CLOSED

Step Two: Review

CAG Research Affairs will review the nominations and make recommendations to the Board, who will make the final decision regarding recipients. Selection will be based on the research records of candidates.

Step Three: Approval

Only the award recipient will be notified via email. A presentation will be made at CDDW™ where the recipient will deliver a lecture on their research.

Previous Award Recipients